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Where Y'Eat
12:49 pm
Sat November 27, 2010

What to do with radishes?

New Orleans, LA –

Hi, this is Richard McCarthy with the WWNO Farmers Market Minute Are you stumped when you see radishes with their frilly leaves and crisply red roots? Am I right? They look great but you're too intimidated to prepare them? Here are three simple ways to fall in love with radishes:

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Where Y'Eat
5:32 am
Thu November 25, 2010

Giving Thanks for Seafood

After the oil disaster, the Gulf seafood harvest is reason for special gratitude this Thanksgiving.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. – Thanksgiving conjures all sorts of images deeply entwined with the American identity, even if they don't always fit too neatly with reality across this vast and diverse country. But when it comes to the traditional spirit of Thanksgiving, New Orleans is perhaps more in tune than usual this year.

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The Sound of Books
4:32 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost...88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost...88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City" - edited by Lee Barclay - with photographs by Christopher Porche West.

To find out more about "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost" - please click here .

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Education Matters
3:11 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Diane Ravitch Speaks at Dillard University

Ravitch's latest book.

New Orleans, LA – For more information about Diane Ravitch, visit her website.

 

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Education Matters
12:41 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Diane Ravitch Speaks at Dillard University

Diane Ravitch

New Orleans, LA – For more information about Diane Ravitch, visit her website.

 

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Gulf Oil Spill
11:38 am
Wed November 24, 2010

New Rules Announced For BP Damage Claims

New Orleans, La. – Fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg says people and businesses will now have to waive their right to sue BP and other companies involved in the oil spill if they want a final payment for damages. But he says there is an option to file every quarter and legal options will remain.

"The check will be sent to the claimant, and the claimant can continue every quarter to request, an interim payment until he, she or it decides - or not - to accept a final payment."

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Louisiana Eats!
11:19 am
Wed November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving Traditions

Basic Poultry Stock

1 poultry carcass (chicken, turkey, duck, goose - NO SKIN!)
1 carrot
1 onion
2 ribs celery
Herbs & peppercorns (optional)

After most of the meat has been stripped from the bones, add the carcass to a stock pot with the carrot, onion and celery. (For a darker stock, you can roast the seasoning vegetables in advance and leave the peel on the onion).

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:56 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Oil Spill Emergency Claims Deadline Is Today

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:31 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Oil Spill Report Says Early Estimates Accurate

New Orleans, La. – The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a new analysis shows chemical dispersants broke up about 16 percent of the total spill. Jane Lubchenco says that's twice the initial calculation. Some have raised concerns over the impact that the dispersants have had on the Gulf and on people's health.

"Now that we've had time to reflect, take into account more information, crunch the numbers, is a validation of the original numbers."

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The Sound of Books
2:54 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

The Reading Life with Susan Larson 11/23/10

New Orleans, LA – In the debut program, host Susan Larson is joined by David Rutledge and Sarah Inman talking about the new anthology, Where We Know, New Orleans As Home, a poem by Peter Cooley, a review of Pat Conroy's My Reading Life, and Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with Thelonious Monk biographer Robin Kelley.

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